ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) — made a layup as time expired to lift Creighton to a 66-64 win over Southern Illinois in the third-place game at the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on Monday night.
After Southern Illinois’ Marcus Domask made a jumper to the tie the game with 8 seconds remaining, Creighton called timeout. The Bluejays then inbounded to Nembhard, who drove the length of the court and hit a contested layup over J.D. Muila.
Ryan Kalkbrenner had 14 points and five blocks to lead the Bluejays.
Ryan Hawkins had 13 points for Creighton (5-1). Nembhard finished with 12 points.